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First Edition of Tata Steel BSL Run-a-thon to be held on 3rd February 2019 in Dhenkanal


Dhenkanal, January 22/1/19: : Tata Steel BSL, ( formerly known as Bhushan Steel) will organize the first edition of Tata Steel BSL Run-a-thon -2019 on February 3, 2019.

The details of the Tata Steel BSL Run-a-thon-2019were announced during the launch ceremony in Dhenkanalon January 17, 2019. The event consists of two competitive races – 10km run for men and women of 16 years and above and 5 km for boys and girls between the age of 12 and 16 years. The highest prize money will be Rs41 thousand to each of the winners in the Men and Women category of 10km run. Venue will be the main gate of Tata Steel BSL Plant at Narendrapur, Dhenkanal. Last date of registration through the official websitehttp://tatasteelbsl-run.com/is January 30,2019. However, there will be a maximum of 2300 registrations and enrolment will happen on a first come first serve basis.

The registration fees for 10km run is Rs100, and for 5 km Run is Rs50. All participants will be given participation T Shirts, BIB Chip and Number as well as refreshments.

State-of-the-art technology consisting of Timing Mats and its control units, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) chips, split timing mats on route, tracking camera, wi-fi network on route as per international standard will be used to follow the world-class standards at the Tata Steel BSL Run-a-thon.

During the press conference, the official T-Shirt for the Tata Steel BSL Run-a-thon-2019was unveiled by Shri Nikhil Pavan Kalyan, Collector, Dhenkanal and Shri Subodh Pandey, Chief Operating Officer, Tata Steel BSL along with other guests including MrPradipta Kumar Mohanty, District Sports Officer, Dhenkanal, noted Odia actress MsArchitaSahu, first Odia Everest climber MsKalpana Das, MrManikanata Naik, Chief, Corporate Services, Tata Steel BSL and Shri Rajiv Seth, Senior Manager, Sports Department, Tata Steel.


“I am very happy that Tata Steel BSL is organizing such a world class professional sports event in Dhenkanal, which I hope will inspire people particularly the school children and the youth of the area to keep themselves fit,” said Shri Kalyan, Collector, Dhenkanal.

“Sports has always been a way of life at Tata Steel BSL. We have been supporting many sports activities around our plant and believe this Tata Steel BSL Run-a-thon will help in promoting fitness, good health and a sporting spirit in the region.” said Shri Pandey, Chief Operating Officer, Tata Steel BSL.

   Prize details of Tata Steel BSL Run-a-thon -2019 (In Rs. / excluding taxes)

Position 10 Km 5 Km
Men Women Boys Girls
1st 41,000.00 41,000.00 10,000.00 10,000.00
2nd 31,000.00 31,000.00 8,000.00 8,000.00
3rd 21,000.00 21,000.00 7,000.00 7,000.00
4th 11,000.00 11,000.00 6,000.00 6,000.00
5th 9,000.00 9,000.00 5,000.00 5,000.00



About Tata Steel BSL

Tata Steel BSL Limited (BSL), formerly known as Bhushan Steel Limited( BSL), isIndia’s fifth largest flat steel producing company with an existing steel production capacity of 5.6 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) as on March 31, 2018. It has India’s largest Cold Rolled Steel Plant and is one of the largest suppliers of automotive grade and high carbon special steel in the country.Tata Steel BSL recorded a gross revenue of US $ 2675.79 Million (INR 17,404 crore) in FY18. The organisation is spread across India with an employee base of over 5,600. On May 18, 2018, the then BSL was acquired by Tata Steel Limited through its wholly-owned subsidiary Bamnipal Steel Limited.  Tata Steel BSL was felicitated with several awards including  Global Safety Award 2016  by Energy and Environment Foundation for outstanding achievement in implementing Prime Minister of India’s Swachha Bharat Mission, Environment Excellence Award 2016 from Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Kolkata for its exemplary environment performance, Appreciation award for pollution control for 2016 by Odisha State Pollution Control Board, Ispat Suraksha Puraskar 2018 (for the performance year 2016-17) organized by the ‘Joint Committee on Safety, Health & Environment in the Steel Industry’ (JCSSI).

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